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that has a lot of potential to open up better avenues for educators and districts to make better decisions and get evidence in a way and in some ways that type of tool would make what they're doing a lot easier. >> you are the designated responder here. >> thanks for bringing this great panel. i am not going to spend time adjusting all of them. it will make this proposal better and stronger. for the younger people in the audience may be 30 years you will be on a panel like this and somebody will ask what it was like before the apps store. people will be shocked not because you are old but they can't imagine life existed before the apps store. it is so incredible and what made the market? where does it come from? what it is is transparency about what you're getting and barriers to entry. what we want to do is take the entrepreneurial energy in the u.s. and around the world and use it to give teachers better tools and consumer report for educational technology to educate the entrepreneurial energy developing better schools so the panel has got it right in terms of what we are trying to do. t
, but as a non-profit, a charity. in its filing with the irs, alec says its mission is education which means it pays no taxes and its corporate members get a tax write-off. its legislators get a lot too. >> in wisconsin, i can't take anything of value from a lobbyist. i can't take a cup of coffee from a lobbyist. at alec, it's just the opposite. you know, you get there and you're being wined and dined by corporate interests, i can go down there, and be wined and dined for days in order to hear about their special legislation. i mean, the head of shell oil flew in on his private jet to come to this conference. the head of one the largest utility companies in the country was there on a panel. utility company in 13 states and here he is presenting to legislators. i mean, they clearly brought in some of the biggest corporate names in "special interestdom" and had that meeting with legislators because a lot of business transpires at these events. >> the most important business happens in what alec calls "task forces." there are currently eight of them, with a corporate take on every important iss
they are not maryland citizen. the group educating maryland kids coalition says 1% of student population is made up of dreamers. >> in order for these students to be eligible for in-state tuition through the maryland dream act their family must have filed income taxes for three years before going to a maryland college. and file taxes every year they are in college. >> reporter: dream act was well received in this neighborhood. the push will continue until election day on november 6th. cheryl conner abc2 news. >>> so called popular kids thought they pulled off a prank. it backfired. now they are embarrassed on tv ne. find out what happened here. >> it is cool overhead now. spotty showers moving across the state. it is a warm up in the seven- day forecast. that's coming up. >>> 16-year-old high school student was honored for the high school court as a prank. now the joke is on the bully. >> reporter: it was the whirl wind weekend that wasn't supposed to be. hummer limo at the homecoming dance. standing ovation on the football field. sophomore whitney on the homecoming court in her michigan high schoo
of education. and the troops to enforce the victory down in little rock. at that point, the democrats had to pretend to care about civil rights. the first civil rights legislation pushed by a democrat -- far more republicans voted for it. it was about 80% republicans. they had voted for every other civil-rights bill. they were liberal democrats. albert gore sr. all of these characters were ferocious opponents of joe mccarthy. robert byrd had 100% rating. do not believe the light they were conservative democrats. there was one of 18 liberal democratic segregationist who became a republican and that was strom thurmond. robert byrd had 100% rating. this line is pulled off by describing the entire south as if it was one state. republicans secretly appealed the democratic segregationist and suddenly we swept the south. republicans took the south when the dixiecrats died out. republicans had been winning the outer southern states since the 1920's. warren harding did pretty well. eisenhower twice. this was before 1964. reagan lost the dixiecrat states. reagan did best with college students, the
private prisons, education to more recently military and security issues has been put outward with much rhetoric, but not a lot of evidence in terms of cost effect it has, for example. my question is simply, how much reflects a blind faith in the precepts of the marketplace and adam smith and how much is attached to corporations that will benefit them in the future? i've written a book on the subject with respect to military contractors with little purple evidence. >> i see the correlation is inverted. it is more expensive and you get less out of it. we have seen how well halliburton dead when they took over the logistics of the army. the army cannot feed itself anymore, which is kind of ridiculous. look at other scandals in iraq can you see these across the board. national security badges is what i did and at some point it struck me as overwhelming that these things were not working as the vonage had claimed they would work. and there are some things that not only because of cost effect of mass i don't want some contract to looking at sensitive surveillance intelligence. i don't want s
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, by thinking about where you want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. email marketing from constant contact reaches people in a place they're checking every day -- their inbox. and it gives you the tools to create custom emails that drive business. it's just one of the ways constant contact can help you grow your small business. sign up for your free trial today at constantcontact.com/try. >>> welcome back, everybody. you're watching "starting point" exclusive this morning. the group that was started by new york city mayor michael bloomberg, mayors against illegal guns, is releasing a new tv ad today and they're hoping to make a statement ahead of this week's presidential debate. the debate is in denver, not far from the aurora movie theater. where 12 people were shot and killed and 58 others injured in july. the ad features a victim of the shooting, stephen barton. >> this past summer in a movie theater in colorado i was shot. shot in the face and neck. but i was lucky. in the next four
bit more accountability. i think if we curtailed some of that and put that towards education and infrastructure -- governor romney says we are going to build a 12 million jobs. what are you going to do? are they just going to come about? >> are you voting for governor romney? >> no, i am not. i'm voting for president obama again. >> charlottesville. go ahead with your comments. >> yes -- >> charlottesville, make sure you mute your television and then go ahead with your comments by otherwise there is a feedback. charlottesville, are you there? >> yeah, i am there. i am an independent voter. i moved to this country five years ago. i was a legal immigrant. when i came here, like president obama says, when we were caught, i did not have nothing to i worked so hard. i got the support of the government, and i am now a biochemistry major and in pre- med. governor romney is not telling the truth, like the president said. yes, he did not perform very well last night, but he was saying the truth. if you are president, if you are a candidate, you owe people the truth, because the truth
with a dull, rusty blade than on that stage that last night? >> does he wants to support education? he says he won't cut education. that is different from congressman paul ryan's budget, who is the guy that you conservatives champion as the truth teller for your party. the list goes on and on for taxes as well. so the guy you're saying who showed up yesterday, if the scorecard is correct, is as far from a conservative, a re masum you can put on the table. if you were honest, that's not the guy you would vote for, maybe someone in the middle, a moderate republican. but you a staunch conservative would not vote for mitt romney, the one na showed up last night? >> well, one of the things -- your question, of course, answers why i've done what i did the last five years trying to stop him from being the nominee, but he did effective things defending conservative values last night. if you look at one focus groups one of the networks did of undecided voters in colorado, his numbers were the highest when he talked about the role of government freesh government, freedom for the individual, the founding
there will be exceptions. >> for purposes of education, that's absolutely a okay. it doesn't have any ap mrikability to the private sector either. >> this proposal is now headed to a hearing where the public will get a chance to weigh in. tim tooten wbal tv news. >>> 5:26, 54 at the airport. coming up we'll take a look at the morning's top stories. >>> plus, he continues to beat the odds. the battle a teen has faced and the pot of gold he's now cashing in. >>> and it's mostly dry right now around the baltimore metro area, but that could change later today. we'll have details coming up in the forecast. px good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey t cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. >>> welcome back 11 news sunday morning. thanks for joining us. >> first let's take another look outside with ava. >> i think it sho
education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. these are sandra's "homemade" yummy, scrumptious bars. hmm? i just wanted you to eat more fiber. chewy, oatie, gooeyness... and fraudulence. i'm in deep, babe. you certainly are. [ male announcer ] fiber one. [ male announcer ] gly nimble, ridiculously agile, tight turning, fun to drive 2013 smart. ♪ >>> welcome back. you're watching "starting point." tonight it is a prime time showdown a debate coach is calling the most consequential in american history when president obama and governor romney meet in a hall in denver. in less than 14 hours they'll be focusing on domestic policy and the economy. it's happening as a brand new cnn poll of polls shows the president maintaining a three-point lead with less than a month to go in the race. joining us is republican congressman jason from the great state of utah. how are you feeling tonight? >> good morning. >> when is the last time you spoke to mitt romney, the candidate, and how is he doing? >> it's bee
davis education drama may only gross in the $5 million range. >>> it is a boy for reese witherspoon and her talent agent husband who married last year. tennessee james is named after witherspoon's home state. >> where is she from? >> tennessee. nashville specifically. rapper lil wayne has overtaken elvis presley's records and it's a record that has stood uncontested since 1958. >>> finally, kelly osborne tweeted an apology to anyone who was offended by herman any cure. that's because it cost $250,000. it was a nail polish made from crushed black diamonds. that is a true story. bill's eyes are popping out of his head. i agree. i know. >>> this comes to us from wpbn 7 and 4 news in michigan. nearby cadillac the tables were turned on a few high school bullies. 16-year-old whitney felt the trade when she learned her homecoming nomination was an organized prank. after getting wind of the cruel joke they quickly rallied behind the sophomore. supporters have donated a gown, gifts, and they plan to display a huge banner in her honor at tonight's homecoming game. good for everyone there. i l
part in a ribbon cutting ceremony to open a allied health education center. senator mikulski will be there. after the ceremony you can take a tour of the newly construcked building and see where students are being trained. >>> and the second round of mosquito spraying takes place in anne arundel county tonight. spraying will begin at 7:30 in the eastport area as expected to last into the morning hours. so far there, have been 33 reported cases of west nile in maryland. 3 people have died from the disease. >>> they served time in canton mow bay -- began tan mow bay and now he is back home in canada. also a -- shall beganton mow bay -- began tan mow bay. wççÑçÑ >>> it's 10 minutes until 5 and we are check news around world. and a convicted terrorist and former guantanamo bay prisoner is in canada. during the weekend the 26-year- old was transferred from the u.s. military prison to a maximum security facility in ontario where he will completehis sentence. in 2010 he pleaded guilty to killing a u.s. soldier in afghanistan and spent two years at guantanamo bay and was eligibl
of fredrick and twins robert and john. her education continued with a master's degree in early childhood literature, and programming in 1975 from webster university. patricia has a successful career as a teacher and children's book editor. she changed careers to become a full time writer of children and young adult books. her goal is to create books for and about african-americans. i write because there is a need to have books for, by and about the african-american experience and how we helped to develop this country. i present to you patricia makinsik heart of literacy. >> i am from st. louis, missouri. a lot of you think i have said it in correctly when i said missouri. you think i got it slid into my southern dialect, right? no. i was not born in st. louis. i was born in nashville, tennessee, a little town side of nashville. that is where i grew up, went to high school, met and married my husband. moved back to st. louis where i lived part of my life. i heard people saying missouri and missouri. what is the correct pronunciation of our new home? the best place to go when you want inf
in america, we're number three as the third best city in america based on the economy, crime, education and leisure. the only cities above it, san francisco and seattle. >> arlington comes in at 27. baltimore 29th on the list. virginia beach and chesapeake, virginia make the top 50. >>> welcome back. howard here with your weather first. we've got patchy fog west of town. we may see a little sun early but look for clouds to rule today. by noon mostly cloudy, 67. with luck we'll crack into the low 70s. some staying in the upper 60s there. will be a few showers around for the afternoon commute, especially west of town. i'll be back in just a few minutes with the rest of the week's forecast. >>> traveling northbound on 395, you're slow coming past edsall road. takes you past duke street. the accident moved on to the right shoulder just before seminary road. also looks like some debris on the left side. notice how folks are jogging out of the left lane on to the shoulder in the same location. after that free and clear to the 14th street bridge. jessica, back to you. >>> ladies, do you think
talked about the middle class, and they really liked when they talked about education. barack obama when given the open floor, chris to say whatever he wanted on the first answer of that debate went right to education. some of us wondered why he did that. walmart moms were saying that was one of the most important subjects they heard discussed last night. >> you got it. what these women want to hear about, and i've watched the tapes of the focus groups, not this one but others, and when you hear these women talk about this we are talking about household income 40,000 to 60,000 mostly. we are talking about these women who want to know what it's going to take to knock the country out of this torper, that the country is going the wrong direction, what are you going to do? when the president talks about education he talks about it as an investment in the future. when the president talks about education he does those things, those things sound good but they are a promise down the road and these women like most voters are skeptical of what politicians say. what mitt romney talked about was ill
't work, and to the collapsing national education system and national infrastructure. >> suarez: he argues that instead of bettering the fortunes of venezuela's 29 million citizens, chavez has institutionalized the corruption he himself once campaigned against, while providing empty revolutionary rhetoric that's polarized the country and scared off foreign investors. >> ( translated ): in 14 years, the president has been playing the same chess moves. nothing has changed at all. all the streets are damaged. socialism of the 21st century. >> suarez: today in caracas, the country's capital, price controls have led to shortages of many goods, and of housing, as the government's tried to rein in an inflation rate among the highest in the world. despite a drastic reduction of those living in extreme poverty, and a robust welfare state financed by oil revenue, 27% of the population still lives in poverty. power outages, as during this 2010 press conference, are frequent. and violent crime has soared over the past decade, as drug- related homicides and kidnappings grow. >> ( translated ): crime is
may need better screening themselves. >> it goes back to type of hiring they did. the educational requirements they put in place that weren't high enough in my view. >> reporter: this morning that screener that let that firefight on to a plane in orlando with a loaded gun has been removed from screening altogether. they take any incident like this, quote, very seriously. >> a lot of pressure on the tsa. all right, mark. >>> thank you. >>> the search for two missing children in tennessee. an amber alert has been issued for a sister and brother ages 7 and 9. abc's clayton sandell have the latest. >> reporter: a desperate search for 9-year-old and her 7-year-old half-brother, a fire destroyed the unionville, tennessee, home where the children lived with their grandparents. both died in last sunday's blaze and at first everybody thought that the kids were killed, too. >> the children were last seen by a neighbor at 6:30, three hours before the fire broke out. we know that they were in close proximity of the home. >> reporter: but after five days searching through ashes, police found n
to grow from. >> reporter: the intimate setting helped foster new relationships and a chance for education. >> that's the important thing is that we all grow together and we all try to step up and help one another when we need it. >> thank you. >> reporter: gl that was-- >> >>> an amber alert has been issued for two children after their house burned down in tennessee. authorities do not know if 9- year-old chloie leverette and her 7-year-old half brother gauge danielle died in sunday's fire. they haven't been able to find the children's remains. >> at this point we don't know but, you know, we would like to see closure as well. >> the children lived in that house with their grandparents who did die in that fire. authorities also say the children are not with their mother who has been investigated in the past by child services. >>> the trial against pope benedict's former butler reconvenes on tuesday. 46-year-old paolo gabriele will take the stand himself. he's accused of stealing vatican documents and leaking them to a journalist. the trial started yesterday in front of a three-judge vatic
afford another round of tax cuts for the wealthy. we can't afford to gut our investments in education. or clean energy. or research. and technology. we can't afford to roll back regulations on wall street banks or oil companies or insurance companies. that is not a jobs plan. it's not a plan to grow our economy. it's sure not a plan to strengthen our middle class. we have been there. we have tried that. we're not going back. we are moving forward. we've got a different view about how we create jobs and prosperity in this country. [applause] this country doesn't just succeed when just a few are doing well at the top. succeed is when the middle lass gets bigger. our economy doesn't grow from the top down. it grows from the middle out. we don't -- we don't believe that anybody's entitled to success in in country. but we do believe in opportunity. we believe in a country where hard work pays off. and responsibility is rewarded. and everybody's getting a fair shot. and everybody's doing their fair share. and everybody's playing by the same rules. that's the country we believe in. that's wh
of their economy, education, the kind of sense of confidence that they have in the country. >> so very interesting over the past weekend, mark, you had the dnc putting out video clips of a lot of people including myself saying what a great debater mitt romney is. and then there was a little bit of an online scuffle yesterday because chris christie dared to say that this debate would change the narrative of the race. what's going on here? >> well -- >> is it all about expectations? >> they play the silly expectations game because too many of our colleagues seem susceptible to it. i still think the president has an advantage simply because he's done one-on-one general election debates before, and they're a lot of pressure. and governor romney, in some ways he rises to the occasion and he's impervious to pressure. but if you look at his career at bain and some of the anecdotes there, sometimes he feels it. and no one goes into their first one as comfortable as people who have done it before. >> john heilemann, barring an incredibly strong moment, which could happen, i guess, it has before, can the de
want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. to treat your anti-aging concerns? join the counter revolution and switch to olay pro-x. achieve anti-aging results so you look up to 12 years younger. see results in 28 days. guaranteed or your money back. olay pro-x. >>> the european team rallying from behind to win the prestigious ryder cup. shane odonahue has more from the cup. >> reporter: they had home advantage, and their players were in inspirational form and they had an insurmountable lead, and 10-6 was the gap, and they came up in inspired form as they bulldozed their way through sunday's matches to accumulate 8.5 points from a possible 12. the home side were left shell a shocked. >> a lot of guys played great but got beat by somebody that played better. >> nobody wants to lose. they played better than we did today. >> this compared to 99? >> yeah. >> that was fun, and this was pretty miserable. it was a lot of fun being on the other end, but not very much fun today. >>
standardized tests. the dean of education says there is some merit to that argument. >> policymakers should be making a decision based on s.a.t. scores. >> there's a silver lining in the latest numbers. >> more kids are take the s.a.t. than ever before. more variety of kids taking the s.a.t. from all over the country. they have more opportunities to take the test. that's fabulous. you know, the fact we have such diversity, represents the fact that the s.a.t. is changing. >> one of hundreds of universities that don't require s.a.t. tests for applicants anymore. they will look at the score if a student has taken the test, but they don't look at it as an indicator of how that student will perform in college. >>> some colleges have found that focusing first on the whole person, their grades, essaysextracurricular activities and life experiences will help them find the best students. >> i want kids to be great at writing. i want them to come with passion and excitement about what they are studying. >> in northwest washington, peggy fox, 9news now. >> i am here now with anita in the kitchen
educators. >>> guns once owned by some of america's famous gangsters are up for auction. some of the most sought after items are guns in holsters used by the famous crime couple bonnie and clyde. those guns were recovered from their car after they were shot and killed in louisiana in 1934. a document signed by al capone and a document signed by elliott ness are also on the auction block. some of the items are expected to fetch up to $100,000. >>> one of america's busiest highways is back open for business this morning. carmageddon 2 shut down part of the 405 freeway this past weekend as crews worked on a ten-mile stretch of the road. drivers were warned of massive traffic back-ups because of the construction. there were reports of a few people who tried to jump onto the empty highway, including a groom and his best man as well as a few roller bladers. >>> 18 after the hour now. arnold schwarzenegger is revealing some of his deepest secrets in a new book. total recall comes out today. the actor and former california governor reveals details about the son he fathered with his family's house
says she never had the ticket. lottery officials say the real winners are three public school educators. >>> if you thought we have a lot of accidents around here, check this out. at least 61 rear end crashes were reported on one chinese road in just 20 hours over the weekend. that's about three accidents an hour. it was a holiday weekend in china as the mid-autumn festival got under way. police say that meant a number of cars on the road and backups that stretched for miles. >> i cannot imagine. what is it, a billion people over there? >> there's a lot of people on bikes too and a lot of people driving more these days in china as well. this helps us appreciate washington traffic. we don't see that often. >> 5:29 is our time. we've also been seeing pretty nice weather the last couple of weeks. tom, what's in store? >> the weekend was great. now this morning, we're dealing with fog. we don't see any fog here around washington. here's a live view from our nbc 4 hd city camera. the monument under a partly cloudy sky. the beautiful, bright full moon under a western sky. we did have overnigh
with the educational system. my son tells me all the time and told when is he goes to school then they he do this. teachers taking digs at the republicans and it's amazing how to indoctrinate our kids at an early age and despicable and should be illegal. stuart: back to first principles, should any school go to school wearing a political shirt? >> absolutely. stuart: that's legit. >> absolutely. it's better than the game shirts. >> i had to make my son take his shirt back, out the store and check out the shirt u' got to be kidding. >> and i like schools with uniforms. stuart: thank you much indeed. >> in japan they've done it forever, i think it's smart. you don't have any class warfare, envy and go to school and learn. >> a nice blue plaid uniform. >>, but in a country of free speech. romney-ryan or obama-biden t-shirt. but to liken the republican shirt to the kkk. >> it's sick. >> i think we're in agreement ladies and gentlemen, this friday morning, one thing that did not come up in wednesday's debate to the surprise of many was mitt romney's comment about the 47%, and new at 10, romney calls t
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